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25 April 2017

Elizabeth Cooley

Hey Andrean! My name is Elizabeth Cooley, and I am the Feature Editor for The Acropolis. As a junior, this is my second year writing for the newspaper. My love for writing began at St. Mary’s in Crown Point and it continues to grow as I write here at Andrean. Aside from being on the news staff, I am also in Decathlon, spell bowl, academic Super Bowl, band, student ambassadors, Red Crew, Spanish club, Spanish Honors Society, yearbook, and guitar club. Thanks for visiting our website and for giving us your support!
  • It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

    by - Dec 25, 2016
    Co-written with Ayanna Diaz The holiday season is definitely a busy one, with many different winter festivities going on at once. Ornamented evergreens, Jewish menorahs and Kwanzaa candles are just a few of the traditional icons...
  • Americans Fear as Election Draws Near

    by - Nov 3, 2016
    Election day is less than five days away, and many Americans are still very unhappy with political party nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. As one of these unhappy spectators of the presidential race, I turned...
  • Guitar Club is Back With a Bang

    by - Oct 26, 2016
    When considering the whole gamut of extracurriculars offered at Andrean, guitar club sticks out for a variety of reasons. After beginning in 2013 and taking a hiatus last year, guitar club has returned to educate students...
  • Teens Get Fired Up at Ignite the Fire Retreat

    by - Oct 4, 2016
    On September 10 and 11, teens in the Diocese of Gary worshiped together during the Ignite the Fire overnight retreat at St. Patrick’s parish in Chesterton. The retreat was based on the theme “Glow in the...
  • Andrean Alumni: Returning Home to Pay It Forward

    by - Sep 30, 2016
    Co-written with Ayanna Diaz Teenagers and college students encounter many different surprises, revelations, and opportunities as their lives begin to unfold. Many of these can lead to them being somewhere they did not expect. For most...
  • The Jungle Project: Be the Change You Want to See

    by - Sep 24, 2016
    Co-written with John Carrothers What do the media, world leaders, the Internet, and that one annoying coworker all have in common? They love to talk, and talk, and just keep on talking about social issues. However,...
  • The Linguistic Success of Maisie DeMass

    by - Sep 17, 2016
    Most high school students have many dreams and aspirations, even if they do not know their intended major. Some students, especially those at schools where learning a foreign language is required, aspire to become bilingual or...
  • Andrean Theater: Raising the Bar Even Higher

    by - Sep 4, 2016
    After the Andrean Theatre Company’s very successful production of Beauty and the Beast last spring, one would think that the thespians would utilize their summer to take a break from the hustle and bustle of theater....
  • Getting Real with O’Neill

    by - May 11, 2016
    On Twitter, we asked you which teacher we should interview for our next Q&A feature article. Mr. O’Neill received the most votes in the end, but we are planning to write our next Q&A about Mr....
  • Super Bowl is State-Bound

    by - Apr 22, 2016
    After competing in an area competition on Tuesday, two of Andrean’s Academic Super Bowl teams have qualified for the state competition: the social studies and interdisciplinary teams. In previous years, Andrean’s teams have won state competitions...